Books Read in 2013


  1. Me and You; Niccolo Ammaniti - 4/5 (my shelves) (Jan-2013)
  2. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie; Ayana Mathis - 4/5  (eGalley) (Jan-2013)
  3. Let's Take the Long Way Home; Gail Caldwell - 5/5 (my shelves) (Jan-2013) (NF)
  4. Tyler Makes Pancakes; Tyler Florence and Craig - 3.5/5  (review) (Jan-2013) (kids)
  5. The Peace Book; Todd Parr - 4.5/5 (library) (Jan-2013) (kids)
  6. Hearthbroken; Lisa Unger - 2.5/5 (audio-library) (Jane-2013) 
  7. In the Woods; Tana French - 4/5 (my shelves) (Jan-2013)
  8. Williams-Sonoma Soup of the Day - 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year; Kate McMillian - 4/5 (Jan-2013)
  9. The AARP New American Diet: Lose Weight, Live Longer: Secrets to Slender Longevity; Dr. John J. Whyte - 4/5 (eGalley) (Jan-2013)
  10. Naomi; Tanizaki - 4.5/5 (my shelves) (Jan-2013)
  11. The Good House; Ann Leary -  4.5/5 (review copy) (Jan-2013)
  12. Salad for Dinner: Simple Recipes for Salads That Make a Meal; Tasha DeSerio - 3.5/5 (eGalley) and softcover (Jan-2013)
  13. Salad for Dinner: Complete Meals for All Seasons;  Jeanne Kelley - 4.5/5 (library) (Jan-2013)
  14. The Forgotten; David Baldacci - 3.5/5 (library audio) (Jan-2013) 
  15. The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne; Brian Moore - 5/5 (my shelves) (Feb-2013) 
  16. The Racketeer; John Grisham - 3.5/5 (library audio) (Feb-2013)
  17. Walter's Muse; Jean Davies Okimoto - 2.5/5 (my shelves) (Feb-2013)
  18. Are You Sleeping Little One? - 4/5 (NetGalley) (Feb-2013)
  19. Reading Makes You Feel Good; Todd Parr - 5/5 (Library) (Feb-2013)
  20. Dear Life: Stories; Alice Munro - 4/5 (library-audio) (Feb-2013)
  21. Care of Wooden Floors; Will Wiles - 4.5/5 (eBook) (Feb-2013)
  22. We Sinners; Hanna Plyvaiinen - 4/5 (ARC) (Feb-2013) 
  23. The Shining; Stephen King - 4/5 (audio) (Feb-2013)
  24. Weight Loss for People Who Feel Too Much; Colette Baron-Reid - 4/5 (eGalley)
  25. Taffy Salt Water's Yummy Summer Day, Michael Paraskevas - 4.5/5 (eGalley) (Random House Kids) (Feb-2013)
  26. Ten White Geese; Gerbrand Bakker - 3.5/5 (eGalley) Feb-2013
  27. Cold Light; Jenn Ashworth  - 3/5 (eGalley) March-2013
  28. The One and Only Ivan; Katherine Applegate - 5/5 (Library) March-2013
  29. Indiscretion; Charles Dubow - 4.5/5 (eGalley) - March-2013
  30. American Psycho; Brett Easton Ellis 5/5 - (audio) - March-2013
  31. There Was an Old Woman; Hallie Ephron - 4/5 (arc/eGalley) March-2013 
  32. Five Funny Bunnies: Three Bouncing Tales; Van Leewuen and Wilsdorf -4/5 (Amz-vine) - March-2013
  33. One Breath Away; Heather Gudenkauf - 3.5/5 - (audio) March-2013
  34. With or Without You (memoir); D. Ruta - 4/5 (arc) - March-2013
  35.  Death of Bees; Lisa O'Donnell - 4/5 (arc) - March-2013
  36. The Storyteller; Jodi Picoult - 3.5/5 (audio) - March-2013
  37. Have You Seen Marie? ; Sandra Cisnaros - 4/5 - (Library)  March-2013
  38. Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation and GPS Technology; Caroline Paul - 4/5 - (eGalley) March-2013
  39. The Giant's House; Elizabeth McCracken - 3.5/5 (bucket list) - April-2013 
  40. Parlor Games; Maryka Biaggio - 4/5 (audio and eGalley) - April 2013
  41. Benediction; Kent Haruf - 4.5/5 (eGalley/ARC) - April 2013
  42. The Middlesteins ; Jamie Attenburg - 4/5 (eGalley) - April 2013
  43. Telling the Bees; Peggy Hesketh - 4/5 (eGalley/ARC) - April 2013)
  44. The Cat; Edeet Ravel - 3.5/5 (eGalley) - April 2013)
  45. The Garden of Eden; Ernest Hemingway - 3.5/5 (my shelves) - April 2013
  46. Power Foods for the Brain; Neal Barnard, M.D. - 4.5/5 (eGalley) - April 2013
  47. The Comfort of Lies; Randy Susan Meyer - 4/5 (eGalley) - April 2013
  48. Chinese Whiskers; Pallavi Aiyar - 3/5 (library) - April 2013 April 2013
  49. The Unfinished Life of Elizabeth D; N. Bernier 4.5/5 (audio and eGalley) May 2013
  50. Hikikomori and the Rental Sister; Jeff Backhaus - 4/5(audio and eGalley) - May-2013
  51. Lake People; Abi Maxwell - 3/5 (ARC and eGalley) - May 2013
  52. Reconstructing Amelia; K. McCreight - 4/5 (review copy)- May 2013 
  53. The Chosen; Chaim Potok - 4.5/5 (my shelf and library audio) - May 2013 
  54. Magnificence; Lydia Millet - 3.5/5 (audio and eBook) - May 2013 
  55. Looking for Me; Beth Hoffman - 5/5  (review copy)May 2013
  56. The Dinner; Herman Koch (audio) - 5/5 May 2013
  57. A Reliable Wife; Robert Goolrick (audio) - 4/5 May 2013 
  58. Flora; Gail Godwin - 5/5 (eGalley) - May 2013 - 
  59. The Obituary Writer; Ann Hood - 3.5/5 - library - May 2013 
  60. On Chesil Beach; Ian McEwan - 4.5/5 (audio) - library - June-2013 
  61. The Perfect Ghost; Linda Barnes - 3.5/5 (arc) - June 2013
  62. The Other Typist; Suzanne Rindell - 4.5/5 - audio - library - June 2013 
  63. Where Do Animals Go When it Rains?; Janet Crown - eGalley 4/5 - June 2013
  64. Sleepover Larry; Daniel Pinkwater - my shelves - 3/5 - June 2013
  65. Gulp; Mary Roach (print and audio) 4/5 - June 2013  
  66. The Hedgerow Cookbook; Wild at Heart - eGalley - 4.5/5 - June 2013
  67. Under the Dome; Stephen King (eGalley and audio) - 4/5 - June 2013
  68. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls; David Sedaris - audio - 3.5/5 - June 2013
  69. The Humanity Project; Jean Thompson - eGalley/audio - 3.5/5 - June 2013
  70. The Silver Star; Jeanette Walls - 4.5/5 - eGalley - June 2013 
  71. The Yankee Chef; Jim Bailey - eGalley - 4.5/5 - June 2013  
  72. The Burgess Boys; Elizabeth Strout - audio/eGalley - 4/5 - July 2013
  73. Tenth of December: Stories; George Saunders - 3.5/5 - audio - July 2013
  74. Dog-Gone School; Amy and Ron Schmidt - 5/5 - eGalley - July 2013
  75. Penguin Cha-Cha; Kristi Valiant - 3.5/5 - eGalley - July 2013
  76. The Woman Upstairs; Claire Messud - 4/5 - print - July 2013
  77. After Her; Joyce Maynard - 4/5 -  eGalley - July 2013 
  78. The Translator; Nina Schulyer - 4/5 -eGalley - July 2013 
  79. Inferno; Dan Brown - 3.5/5 - audio - July 2013
  80. Big Brother; Lionel Shriver - 4/5 - arc/eGalley - July 2013 
  81. Always Watching; Chevy Stevens - 3.5/5 - audio - July 2013
  82. Too Bright Too Hear, Too Loud to See;Juliann Garey - 4/5 - eGalley/audio- July 2013 
  83. You are Stardust; Elin Kelsey and Soyean Kim - 5/5 - library - July 2013 
  84. Henri, le Chat Noir: The Existential Musings of an Angst-Filled Cat; WIlliam Braden - 5/5 - my shelves - July 2013
  85. We Need To Talk About Kevin; Lionel Shriver 4.5/5 - (audio book and movie)
  86. The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls; Anton DiScalfani -audio and eGalley - 4/5 - July 2013 
  87. The Mouse-Proof Kitchen; Saira Shah - 4.5/5 (eGalley) July-2013
  88. Open This Little Book; Jessie Klausmeir - 5/5 (library) - August-2013 
  89. Baby and Toddler On the Go Cookbook: Fresh, Homemade Foods To Take Out And About; Kim Laidlaw - 5/5 - August 2013
  90. Building Our House; Jonathan Bean - 5/5 - library (Aug 2013) 
  91. Heavenly Hydrangeas: A Practical Guide for the Home Gardener; Joan Harrison - 5/5 (eGalley) Aug-2013
  92. The Last Camellia; Sarah Jio - 4/5 (audio/eGalley) - (Aug 2013)
  93. A Year With Marmalade; Alison Reynolds and Heath McKenzie - 5/5 (library) (Aug-2013)
  94. The Quarry; Iain Banks - 3/5 (eGalley) - Aug 2013
  95. (4) Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbooks - (eGalley) Aug-2013
  96. Joyland; Stephen King - 3.5/5 (audio) - Aug- 2013 
  97. The House at the End of Hope Street; Menna van Praag - 4.5/5 (audio/eGalley)-Aug-2013
  98. The Cuckoos Calling; Robert Galbraith - 4/5 - audio- Aug-2013
  99. Help for the Haunted; John Searles - 4.5/5 (eGalley) - Aug 2013
  100. The Illusion of Separateness; Simon Van Booy - 4/5 (eGalley) Aug 2013
  101. These Hamptons; Phillip Andrew Lehans - 5/5 (eGalley)
  102. Apple of North America: 193 Exceptional Varieties for Gardeners, Growers and Cooks; Tom Burford - 5/5 (eGalley) - Aug 2013
  103. Wild Animal Neighbors: Sharing Our Urban World; Ann Downer = 4.5/5 (eGalley) 
  104. A Yellow Raft in Blue Water; Michael Dorris - 3/5 - (my shelves) Aug 2013
  105. A Dog Walks into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher; Sue Halpern - 4.5/5 (library)- Aug 2013
  106. Half of a Yellow Sun; C. Adichie - 4.5/5 (my shelves) (Sept-2013)
  107. I'd Know You Anywhere, My Love; Nancy Tillman - 5/5 (my shelves) - (Sept-2013) 
  108. 365 Slow Cooker Suppers; S. O'Dea - 4.5/5 - (eGalley) - Sept-2013) 
  109. Better Homes and Gardens Baking - 5/5 (eGalley) - Sept-2013
  110. Fine Cooking: Thanksgiving Dinners - 4.5/5 (eGalley) - Sept-2013
  111. Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives; Sarah Weinman 4.5/5 (eGalley/arc) - (Sept-2013) 
  112. The SFP LookBook: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York Fall/Winter 2013; Jesse Marth - 4/5 (eGalley)
  113. Kiss Me First; Lottie Moggach - 4.5/5 (audio and arc)(Sept-2013)
  114. Poppet; Mo Hayder - 4/5 (eGalley) - Sept - 2013
  115. The Fault in Our Stars; John Green 5/5 (audio and eBook)- Sept-2013
  116. A Street Cat Named Bob and How He Saved My Life; James Bowen - 4/5 (library) - Sept-2013
  117. The Gravity of Birds - Tracy Guzeman - 3/5 ( eGalley)  - Sept - 2013
  118. The Widows of Braxton County; Jess McConkey 4/5 (audio/eGalley) -Sept-2013
  119. The Panopticon; Jenni Fagan - 4/5 (arc/eGalley) - Sept-2013
  120. Doctor Sleep; Stephen King - 5/5 (audio) - Sept-2013
  121. The Lullaby of Polish Girls; Dagmara Dominczyk - 2.5/5 (eGalley - Oct-2013)
  122. Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock; Matthew Quick - 4.5/5 (audio and print) - Oct-2013
  123. Love Potion Number 10; Betsy Woodman - 4/5 (eGalley) - (Oct - 2013) 
  124. Stranded; Alex Kava - 4/5 (eGalley and audio) (Oct-2013)
  125. Moosewood Restaurant Favorites - 4.5/5 (eGalley) (Oct-2013) 
  126. Bellman & Black; Diane Setterfield - 4/5 (eGalley) (Oct-2013)
  127. Fin & Lady; Cathleen Schine - 4.5/5 (audio) (Oct-2013) 
  128. The Goldfinch; Donna Tartt - 5/5 (eGalley) - (Oct-2013) 
  129. The Story of a New Name; Elena Ferrante - 4.5/5 (eGalley) - (Oct-2013)
  130. Night Film; Marisha Pessl - 4.5/5 (audio and eGalley) (October-2013)
  131. The Last First Day; Carrie Brown - 4.5/5 (ARC) (Oct-2013)
  132. Vampire Baby; Kelly Bennett - 4.5/5 (Oct-2013)
  133. The Rosie Project; Graeme Simsion - 3.5/5 - (audiobook and arc) (Nov-2013)
  134. The Night Guest; Fiona McFarlane - 4.5/5 - arc - (Nov-2013)
  135. The Last Winter of Dani Lancing; P.D. Viner - 2/5 -arc- Nov - 2013)
  136. The Runaway Hug; Nick Bland 3.5/5 - eGalley (Nov-2013)
  137. The Bad Birthday Idea; Madeline Valentine - 4.5/5 - eGalley (Nov-2013)
  138. I Am Pusheen the Cat; Clare Belton - 4/5 - eGalley (Nov-2013)
  139. My Own Miraculous; Joshilyn Jackson - 4.5/5 (eBook) (Nov-2013) 
  140. Someone Else's Love Story; Joshilyn Jackson - 4/5 (arc) (Nov-2013)
  141. We Are Water; Wally Lamb - 4/5 (eGalley & audio) (Nov 2013) 
  142. Someday This Pain Will be Useful to You; Peter Cameron 5/5 (audio) Nov 2013
  143. Survival Lessons; Alice Hoffman - 4/5 (eGalley) - Nov 2013 
  144. Enon; Paul Harding - 3.5/5 stars - (arc/audio) - Nov 2013
  145. Claire of the Sea Light; Edwidge Danticat - 4/5 (arc/eGalley) - Nov 2013 
  146. Guests of Earth; Lee Smith - 4/5 (eGalley) - Dec-2013
  147. The Homecoming Party; Carmine Abate - 4/5 (my shelves)-Dec-2013
  148. The Consolation of the Forest; Sylvain Tesson - 3.5/5 (library) - Dec 2013 
  149. Sea Creatures; Susanna Daniel - 2.5/5 - (arc) - Dec-2013
  150. A Nantucket Christmas; Nancy Thayer - 3.5/5 (eGalley) - Dec 2013 
  151. Woolie and the Bully; Bingham - 4.5/5 (library) - Dec-2013
  152. Piggy Pug Stops a Bully; Eva Gatlin - 4.5/5 (library) - Dec 2013
  153. The Forgiven; Lawrence Osborne - 4.5/5 (arc/eGalley) - Dec 2013
  154. Eleanor and Park; Rainbow Rowell - 5/5 (audio) - Dec 2013 
  155. The Preservationist; Justin Kramon - 4.5/5 (arc/eGalley) - Dec 2013
  156. Second Chance Dog; Jon Katz - 3.5/5 (arc) - Dec 2013 
  157. What the Dog Knows; Cat Warren - 4/5 (audio) Dec-2013 (nonfiction) 
  158. A Christmas Hope, Anne Perry - 4/5 (eGalley) Dec-2013)


*** DNF - Storm Prey; John Sandford (June 2013)
     DNF - Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail; Cheryl Strayed (July 2013)
     DNF - The Asylum; John Harwood (audio not working for me, plan to try print version) (July - 2013)
     DNF - If You Could See What I See; Cathy Lamb (audio seemed whiny, will try print edition at some point) (Sept-2013)
     DNF - A Silent Wife; A.S.A. Harrison (audio reader was disappointing - characters unlikeable)

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